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Opinion

Divisive Tactics in Marketing

Consumer electronics companies are constantly battling to gain market share, and they use various tactics to win over customers. One of the most effective way is to create a sense of division among consumers, pitting one brand against another. This strategy is what I call divisive marketing, and it is often used in the consumer […]

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Opinion

Constructive Politics

In the past, the political scene was divided into left and right, representing liberal and conservative ideologies. However, in recent years, a new division has emerged that focuses on the constructive and destructive approaches to governance. This shift is reflective of a change in the priorities of voters and a shift away from ideological purity.

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Opinion

Live Long & Prosper

Live long and prosper — a phrase famously associated with the science fiction series Star Trek, has become more than just a catchphrase. It has become a way of life for people who aspire to a peaceful coexistence with others. In the days of globalization, where the world is becoming more interconnected and interdependent, it […]

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Opinion

Paper Billionaires

Do you think Elon Musk has $260b in the bank? Because there seems to be a widespread concept that billionaires should spend their cash to fix the world at a snap of a finger. The argument being, why would anyone need any more than a few hundred millions to live a good life till the […]

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Research

A+I=U(T)

This equation is intriguing, isn’t it? But no, it has nothing to do with Artificial Intelligence. And this post was not written by ChatGPT either. This equation defines the geopolitical strategic playbook run by several nation states for the last 50 years. Let me explain.

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Backend Technology

How to install & secure WordPress on a small VPS with Debian, Nginx, MariaDB, 2FA and more

This blog is running on a tiny Linux VPS with 1GB RAM, 1 CPU Core and a 25GB SSD with Debian 10 installed. Thanks to a proper WordPress setup this VPS will handle itself just fine even with substantial traffic. This article describes my setup. Moreover, it costs me only $5 per month. That’s like […]

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Backend Technology

How to redirect POST requests in Apache & Nginx

When you move content, change domains or create aliases on the web, you often use a redirect, like a URL rewrite in your webserver config, to tell browsers that the link should point to something else — but what if you want to move an API that handles POST requests? URL rewrites are useful, because […]

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Money Research

How to protect your money during a pandemic

So you are sitting at your home, you stacked your fridge, you have your home supplies (toilet paper!), some books, some games and the things to keep you entertained during the quarantine. You can’t really move outside, more so if the situation gets worse. However, your money can. You can actively protect your money from […]

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Blog

Hello world!

Welcome to my blog. It’s not my first, but I hope it’s my last. 10 years ago, when everything on the Web 2.0 was new and exciting, I started a blog. After about a year I let it die & moved on to different things. Now I think it was a mistake. It would have […]

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PO POLSKU

Witaj internecie!

Witajcie na moim blogu. Nie jest to mój pierwszy, ale mam nadzieję, że jest ostatni. Dziesięć lat temu, gdy wszystko wokół Web 2.0 było nowe i świecące, zacząłem pisać bloga. Po około roku pozwoliłem mu umrzeć i zająłem się innymi rzeczami. Teraz uważam to za błąd. Byłoby fantastycznie, gdybym pisał na blogu przez dekadę. Niesamowicie […]